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April 29, 1939 - Image 8

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Hitler Rejects
Roosevelt Plan,
Two Treaties
Non -Aggression Proposal
Spurned As Der Fuehrer
Seeks Danzig's Return
(Continued from Page 1)
any way against Poland," for ending
the German-Polish treaty.
His speech was unusual in that it
conveyed one impression to the listen-
ers and an almost opposite one to
the readers.
To his listeners, and especially to
the few thousand who sat in the
Opera House, the address decidedly
was one of uncompromising defiance.
His readers, on the other hand,
were men and women in every coun-
try and clime who became acquaint-
ed with at least the gist qf his speech
in the particular language of their
native land.
To them, and especially to those
responsible for the conduct of gov-
ernments, the written speech decided-
ly would seem to leave the door open
to further negotiation.
Emphasizing his words with a
solemn oath, the Fuehrer said:
"I can assure you, Mr. Roosevelt,
that I am steadfastly determined to
see to it that not only now but for all
future time no German shall ever
enter a conference defenseless, but
that at all times and forever every
German negotiator should and shall
have behind him the united strength
of the German nation, so help me
Convocation Honors
Ford, 800 Students
(Continued from Page 1)
racy, it will always be relatively in-
efficient but its inefficiency is a func-
tion of its strength." Dr. Ford de-
nounced thoseadvocates of "efficient"
democracy whose democracy is really
"Do not misunderstand me as be-
littling the necessity of closing the
gap created by our present social and
political lag behind the tasks con-
fronting us . . . To recognize that
there are tasks we should have begun'
three or four decades ago is widely
different from trying to imitate the
effectiveness of dictatorships at the
price of freedom.

Prof. Rice Begins Two-Day
Session Meeting Here
(Continued from Page 1)
nomic domination of Russia, declared
Prof. Henry M. Kendall of the geog-
raphy department in an address be-
fore the afternoon session of the
Geography and Social Studies Con-
ference yesterday. At the close of the
World War, Germany had caused to
be erected the buffer states of Poland,
Lithuania, Esthonia, Latvia and
Czechoslovakia to keep Russia from
her for a time, he said.
Prof. Louis G. Vander Velde of the
history department and director of
the Michigan Historical Collection,
spoke on the purpose of that collec-
President Guy Stanton Ford of the
University of Minnesota delivered
the address at the Club banquet in
the Union. Dr. Ford discussed some
of the influences in his early life.
The University Glee Club their
streamlined version of Gilbert and
Sullivan's "Trial By Jury." More than
300 persons attended.
Flint Central Debate
Team Awarded Title
(Continued from Page 1)

Yost Field House (Rain or Shine)
Admission 25 Cents
Saturday, April 29, 1939-7:30 p.m.

Haber Granted Leave To Direct
National Refugee Comnittee

A. R. GISH, Austin High School,
DAVID HUGHES, Instrumental

Supervisor, Elkhart, Ind.

LEONARD FALCONE, Michigan State College, East Lansing

1. - 7:30 p.m.
2. - 7:40 p.m.
3. - 7:50 p.m.
4. - 8:00 p.m.

Busch High School Band, Center Line
Homer Hazelton, Director
Reading All-School Band, Reading
Max S. Smith, Director
Coldwater High School Band, Coldwater
George W. King, Director
Three Rivers High School Band, Three Rivers
Maurice Weed, Director

5. - 8:10 p.m. Ann Arbor High School Band, Ann Arbor
W. R. Champion, Director
6. - 8:20 p.m. Holland High School Band, Holland
Eugene F. Heeter, Director
7. - 8:30 p.m. Jackson High School Band, Jackson
Hugh F. Wolcott, Director
8. - 8:40 p.m. Northeastern High School Band, Detroit
L. R. Johnson, Director
1. March, "National Emblem"...........................Bagley
Guest Conductor, David Hughes
2. March, "The Victors" .....................................Elbel
Guest Conductor, Leonard Falcone
3. March, "Stars and Stripes Forever"...................... Sousa
Guest Conductor, A. R. Gish

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habilitation for emigres from Ger-
many and Central Europe. The Com-
mittee arranges for repatriation and
resettlement of refugees who arrive
in the United States en route to
other lands. Through its 300 local
committees the parent organization
distributes emigres throughout this
The 19 agencies with which the
NationaI Coordinating Committee
(N.C.C.) is affiliated include Pro-
testant, Catholic and Jewish organi-
zations as well as professional, schol-
arly and vocational bodies. Prof. J.
P. Chamberlain, who has been on
leave from Columbia University for
the past year, is chairman of the
In 1936 Professor Haber was chair-
man of a study commission appoint-
ed by former Gov. Frank Murphy
to draft the unemployment insur-
ance law and other social legisla-
tion for this state. He was formerly
a member of the Michigan Unem-
ployment Compensation Commission.
Served On RFC
Between 1933 and 1936 he served
as Field Representative of the Re-
construction Finance Corporation in
Michigan and later was Deputy Direc-
tor of the Works Progress Admin-
istration and State Director of the
National Youth Administration.
In 1923 Professor Haber was Labor
Manager for Hart-Schaffner and
Marx. Three years later 'e was
awarded a Harvard University fel-
lowship for research in industrial re-
lations. Two years 'ago Professor
Haber worked on a committee ap-
pointed by former Governor Murphy.
Fajans To Attend Meets
Prof. Kasimir Fajans of the chem-
istry department is traveling to six
mid-western cities this week on a
lecture tour sponsored by the Ameri-
can Chemical Society. Professor Fa-
jans is speaking on "The Types of
Chemical Linkage" before sections of
the Society in Minneapolis, Mil-
waukee, Madison, and Appleton, Wis.

to deal with labor disputes in this
Well-Known As Author
The author of a book on "Industrial'
Relations in the Construction In-
dustry," Professor Haber has been
an instructor of economics at the
University of Wisconsin, where he
received his A.B., M.A. and Ph.D. de-j
trees. He lectured at the Summer
School for Workers Education at
Wisconsin and between 1927 and
1936 was Associate Professor of In-
dustrial Relations at Michigan State
Professor Haber came to the Uni-
versity of Michigan in 1936. He is a
member of the economics faculty and
Professor of Economics in the Insti-
tute of Public and Social Adminis-
Author of books and articles on
unemployment, social insurance, labor
relations and other economic prob-
lems, Professor Haber holds mem-
bership in the American Economic
Assooiation, the American Associa-
tion for Labor Legislation, the
American Association for Social
Security, the National Economic and
Social Planning Association and the
American Association of University
Central High Group
To Present Operetta
The Gilbert and Sullivan operetta,
"Yeoman of the Guard," will be pre-
sented by the Detroit Central High
School students in the Central Audi-
torium at 8:15 p.m. Thursday and
Friday, May 4 and 5. The High School
students under thesupervision of
Mr. Harry Seitz, head of the music
department, are among the first to
present this operetta, a part of which
they broadcast over Station WWJ
last week.
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of William Pierce, Watson Pierce,
and William Siegel, was coached by
Harold E. Hawley. John W. Postma
coached the Battle Creek squad ofP
Stuart Main, Raymond Davis, and1
Robert Gibson.
The question which will be debated
next year in the Michigan High
School Forensic Association contests,
as announced by Arthur Secord, man-
ager, will be "Resolved, That the Fed-
eral Government Should Own and
Operate the Railroads."
Gold watches, donated by the De-
troit Free Press were awarded to
each of the six debaters participat-
ing in the event.
Dr. Charles A. Fisher, director of
the Extension Service, was chair-
man of the debate. The judges were
Dr. Harry G. Barnes of the State
University of Iowa, Prof. Gaul E.
Densmore, head of the Department
of Speech and Prof. Carl G. Brandt
of the same department.
The University of Michigan Band,
under the direction of Prof. William
D. Revelli, presented a band con-
cert preceding the debate.

Drive For Refugee
Aid OpensMonday
The ten-day campaign to collect
money from Jewish students, faculty
members and townspeople in this
community for the United Jewish
Appeal for Refugee and Overseas
Needs will open Monday.
This year the United Jewish Ap-
peal (U.J.A.) has coordinated the
work of three organizations in its
nation-wide drive to raise $20,000,000
for relief of refugees abroad, for
immigration to Palestine and for
assistance to Jewish emigres to this
country from Germany, Austria and
other European nations.

(Continued from Page 4)
Secretary of the Friends Fellowship
Council, will speak informally on "The
Independent Meetings of Friends."
Reservations for the supper may be

made by calling


Cost 251

The Lutheran Student Club will
meet at Zion Parish Hall, Sunday at'
5:30 for social hour and supper. At
6:45 Roger Freund of the YMCA will
speak on "The Problems of Youth."


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